Cocktail Recipes

Banana Coconut Rum Colada Recipe

August 13, 2017

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Banana Coconut Rum Colada Recipe

Escape to the islands without even leaving your home with this banana coconut rum colada! Piña coladas are practically the official drink of the summer but instead of heavy coconut cream, this recipe uses coconut water to keep it light and refreshing.

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Coconut water, Blue Chair Bay Coconut Rum, Blue Chair Bay Banana Rum, lime juice, and a splash of honey and will have you dreaming of palm trees and waves.


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Traveling from the West coast to East coast and then back to the West coast this summer means I’ve had plenty of cocktails. But I always found myself ordering any cocktail with coconut rum. Even pictured here with a pineapple cocktail filled with a coconut cocktail in the Sedona desert in Phoenix!

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Banana Coconut Rum Colada Recipe

If you live in Austin or you’re visiting from out of town, you have to stop by Green Light Social on West 6th for a drink. Caleb from Green Light Social showed us how to make this yummy banana coconut rum colada.


Banana Coconut Rum Colada

Yield: serves 1


  • 1 oz Blue Chair Bay Banana Rum
  • 1/2 oz Blue Chair Bay Coconut Rum
  • 1/2 oz lime juice
  • 1/2 oz honey
  • 3 oz coconut water
  • Chocolate bar



  1. Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker, shake to combine, and strain over ice.
  2. Grate chocolate flakes on top for garnish.


Banana Coconut Rum Colada Recipe

Garnish with a pineapple piece for that extra tropical feel and use a microplane to grate chocolate (dark, milk, white – your favorite chocolate!) on top before serving.


Banana Coconut Rum Colada Recipe

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Jane Ko is the Austin blogger behind A Taste of Koko, Austin's top food and travel blog featuring the hottest restaurants and weekend getaways. Jane has been a speaker at South by Southwest (SXSW), Texas Conference for Women, BlogHer, and more on entrepreneurship and social media. She lives in Austin Texas with her dog and cat.


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